Interpreting GUI messages
You can use PowerVC messages to help you troubleshoot problems. This topic describes how to interpret the message information you see in order to help understand the source of problems you may be seeing in the product.
Messages have unique message identifiers that are a minimum of seven characters and a maximum of ten characters in length. The format of the message identifiers is
AEVXXX######Z, and is structured as follows:
- The characters
AEVindicate that the message is a PowerVC message.
- The next 0-3 alphabetic characters (
XXX) identify the area of the product where the error originated, as follows:
Table 1. Message identifiers for the different areas of PowerVC. Area of the product Message identifier Environment checker tool TTV User interface WEB Storage STG Image IMG Hosts COM Security SEC Network NET Scheduler SCH
- The next 3 to 6 digits (
######) identify the unique message number.Note: Zero padded numbers in message identifiers are not unique. For example, numbers 029, 0029, and 00029 all represent the same message.
- The last character (
Z) identifies the severity code, as follows:
- Indicates that the message is an error message.
- Indicates that the message is an information message.
- Indicates that a process completed successfully.
- Indicates that the message is a warning message.